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Zuckerberg backs U.S. immigration reforms

Facebook's CEO is moving beyond the H1B visa issue and pushing for broader immigration reforms.

By August 6, 2013

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Obama vetoes Apple sales ban in U.S.

The Obama Administration has vetoed a decision by the U.S. International Trade Commission that would have led to a sales ban on older iPhones and iPads.

By August 3, 2013

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As U.S. ponders automated autos, U.K. green-lights driverless car test

England to see the first tests of automated vehicles later in the year while White House pledges to "get this right" from policy standpoint.

By July 17, 2013

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German minister: Avoid U.S. Web services if you fear NSA spying

Amid the NSA spying scandal, Germany's top security chief warns users to simply avoid U.S. companies. Will that work?

By July 3, 2013

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NSA spying flap extends to contents of U.S. phone calls

National Security Agency discloses in secret Capitol Hill briefing that thousands of analysts can listen to domestic phone calls. That authorization appears to extend to e-mail and text messages too.

By June 15, 2013

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Study credits 'app economy' with 500,000 U.S. jobs

Led by apps for mobile devices, the "app economy" is responsible for almost half a million jobs in the U.S., estimates a new study sponsored by CEO network TechNet. But the study also says figures may represent "jobs not lost."

By February 7, 2012

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Tech firms ask Congress for U.S. visa expansion

H-1B visas remain a bone of contention for tech companies crying out for skilled workers -- or are they just looking for cheap labor?

By April 11, 2013

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Gorgeous Alfa Romeo 4C to to enter U.S. market

Alfa Romeo announced it would begin production of its 4C sports car this year, and will make it available in the U.S.

By February 13, 2013

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U.S. weighs retaliation to alleged Chinese cyberattacks

Following a string of cyberattacks allegedly coming from China, the U.S. government is debating what from the response should take.

By February 1, 2013

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Facebook spent $4 million to lobby U.S. lawmakers in 2012

The social network is spending millions to advance a pro-Facebook agenda in the nation's capital. Cue the cynicism.

By January 23, 2013